Glowing Tombstone

Field review by the editors.

Sauk Centre, Minnesota

The tombstone is large and it only has the name BOSS on it. According to Chad Lewis and Terry Fisk in their Haunted Locations Minnesota guide, the tombstone glows at night -- although they concede it could be just light reflected from the nearby town.

Other reports describe this as a "flashing" tombstone, and dismiss it as moonlight bouncing off of a rotating restaurant sign. That sounds like a stretch -- what business bothers to rotate an unlit, moonlight-reflecting sign at night?

Glowing Tombstone

Oakdale Cemetery

Address:
393rd Ave., Sauk Centre, MN
Directions:
On the southeast edge of town. I-94 exit 127. North on US Hwy 71/Main St., then an immediate right onto Hwy 186/12th St. Drive less than a mile, then turn left onto 415th St. This makes a sharp bend to the left and turns into 393rd Ave. Oakdale Cemetery will be on the right.
Hours:
Only visible at night. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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